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Heads of State

Year of the Fire Monkey丙申( at the beginning of the year, wood sheep乙未)

Syria: 527/528 ( year in October )

Events

Politics and World Affairs

Roman Empire / Parthian

  • The Roman emperor Caracalla calls the daughter of the Parthian king Artabanus IV to wife. Its refusal to serve him as an excuse to wage a new war against the Parthian Empire.

Imperial China

  • The Three Kingdoms Period: The Chinese warlord Cao Cao can be appointed by the Emperor Xian to the Duke of Wei.
  • Cao Cao instigates a rebellion in the territory of his rivals Sun Quan, who is defeated by the generals Lu Xun and He Qi.

Culture

Born

  • Maximus Caesar Son of the late Roman emperor Maximinus Thrax

Died

  • 216: Galen, an important Greek physician (c. 129)
  • 216: Pantaenus, Christian theologian, founder and head of the catechetical school in Alexandria
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